By Cathy Elelman • 26 April 2020 • 14:54
ENCOURAGING: As of Sunday 229 of Almeria’s 527 Covid-19 cases have recovered from the illness.
CREDIT: Agencia Pública Sanitaria Poniente Facebook @agenciasanitariaponiente
RECOVERIES from coronavirus now represent more than 40 per cent of cases.
Today Sunday the Junta de Andalucia’s Health and Families department revealed that another 16 people in the province have beaten the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing up the recoveries total to 229.
As it stands, 527 people in Almeria have tested positive for Covid-19, nine more than yesterday.
There have been no further coronavirus-related deaths since Saturday, meaning the provincial fatality figure remains at 45.
A total of 204 coronavirus cases have been hospitalised since the start of the pandemic, and of these, 38 have required intensive care treatment.
At the current time however, there are just 34 patients infected with the virus in the province’s hospitals. Twelve of them are in intensive care units.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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